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Simplicity Hydro issue

Posted by smatloff z5 N.H. (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 24, 11 at 10:12

Hi Everyone,

Here is my issue. I have a Simplicity 12.5 LTH. Sometimes when I try to go forward it doesn't move. I can back it up and then it works. Other times as I try to go faster, it slows down and stops moving. Again, I can just back it up and get it going again, but only at slow speeds. The fluid is up to the cold full line when cold. Any ideas?

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RE: Simplicity Hydro issue

Here's what I wrote last time in case you missed it. First check the exterior variables. Be sure that the brake arm isn't sticking at times. A touch of well placed spray lube on the back of the arm is sometimes enough to help. That is fairly common when someone has to change direction to rectify things. It won't necessarily just stop the machine with no input from the pedal however. If the pins that push the pads against the disc are binding, it can as it warms create more drag however. Beyond that, you'll need to know that the condition of the drive belt is good and not worn thin or worse and that the linkage from the hydro control to the transaxle is secure. ***Let us know what you find.***

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